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Fanged mysterious sea creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

There are great chances the sea creature is a "fangtooth snake-eel." But Tighe is not sure about it, the creature could be a conger or garden eel as well as according to him, all these eels have big "fang-like teeth."

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A normal walk on the beach of Texas turned into an unexpectable experience for Preeti Desai, she found a mysterious fanged sea creature on the beach. She was walking on the beach and stumbled over a sea creature washed up on the beach after Hurricane Harvey.

Fanged mysterious sea creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Desai took her Twitter account and posted pictures of a creature and captioned it: “Okay, biology twitter, what the heck is this?? Found on a beach in Texas City, TX.”

In response to her post, a professor at the University of Washington and the School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, Adam Summers said, fanged sea creature was able to recognize due to its “remnant of skin coloration, the body and head shape, the teeth and the shape of the jaw they are in.”

When the sea creature first appeared with no eyes, Prof. Summers pointed out decayed.

Dr. Kenneth Tighe who is a biologist t and eel specialist said, there are great chances the sea creature is a “fangtooth snake-eel.” But Tighe is not sure about it, the creature could be a conger or garden eel as well as according to him, all these eels have big “fang-like teeth.”

Tighe told the BBC, “All three of these species occur off Texas and have large fang-like teeth.”

The strange eyeless sea feature is know considering as fangtooth snake-eel which is also called Aplatophis chauliodus or tusky eel, the eel belongs to Ophichthidae family. The fangtooth snake-eel usually dwell at 33-91 meters of depth range in the ocean of in western Atlantic.

People are calling the creature a monster and a “nightmare” on social media. All kinds of creatures were affected after Hurricane Harvey, the hurricane brought a huge destruction in southern U.S.

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